Do you want to enjoy vaping in the hotel room but worry about the alarm when you are on a business trip or travel? This is a common question new vapers ask us.
Generally speaking, because you’re exhaling a vapor and not smoke, you’re e-cigarette shouldn’t set off smoke alarms. However, like everything else in the world, it’s never as simple as that.
Different types of smoke alarms
- Heat alarms: Heat alarms have two main classifications of operation, “rate-of-rise” and “fixed temperature”. It is triggered when the temperature increases. These aren’t very common any longer, and they’re also unlikely to pose an issue for vapers. You’ll usually find heat alarms in kitchens, where they’re triggered by a rise in the heat level in the room. Although there’s no problem vaping around this kind of alarm, you probably shouldn’t be vaping in a kitchen where people are preparing food!
- Smoke detector: A smoke detector is a device that senses smoke, typically as an indicator of fire. These are the most common type of alarm. It puts out an optical light beam. If there’s too much smoke around the unit, the beam is broken and the smoke alarm goes off. Dry herb vaporizer can also cause the beam to break, even though it’s less likely than with a cigarette.
- Ionization alarms: These contain a small amount of radioactive material sitting between two electrically-charged plates. This ionizes the air inside the device and creates a current. If smoke passes through the current it will break it, which triggers the alarm. (from https://en.wikipedia.org/)
So How do we tell whether we can enjoy vaping under an alarm?
First of all, make sure that the windows are kept open when you use a dry herb vaporizer, so as to avoid the concentration of smoke in the room. Secondly, we suggest that don’t vape directly underneath smoke alarms. Finally, choosing a good comfortable and safe vaporizer will also bring you more security.
At Fenix store, we tock a range of popular Fenix vaporizers for you to choose from, so anyone can find a perfect dry herb vaporizer which suitable for them.